Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, over one lakh students of classes 10 and 12 have signed petitions urging the government to either cancel board exams. All urban areas of Madhya Pradesh will go into a lockdown from 6 pm tomorrow to 6 am on Monday in a move to control the steep surge in coronavirus...
The ICSE board exams for Classes 10 and 12 have been postponed amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today briefed about the efforts being made by the government to import medical grade oxygen. Scam-accused billionaire Nirav Modi's extradition to India has been cleared by the British government. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order on Thursday. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. Tamil Actor Vivekh is still in critical condition and will be observed closely for the next 48 years at the SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani.
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The Central Government has given permission to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. CM Uddhav Thackeray thanked PM Modi through a tweet by CM office, Maharashtra on April 15, "The Dept of Science and Technology, Government of India, has granted approval to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine on a transfer of technology basis. CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has thanked the Hon'ble PM Shri@narendramodi for approving this request."
Bihar government has geared up and took several steps amid surge in coronavirus cases including converting Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) as a dedicated COVID facility. "We have increased beds in hospitals in view of surge in COVID cases. We have decided to make Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH), a dedicated COVID facility. We are also increasing number of beds in PMCH, AIIMS, IGIMS and other medical colleges. Testing has also increased. District Control Units established for assistance to patients," said Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey to ANI.
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma centre on April 16 and announced that 70 more beds will be added to Trauma Centre. "We have decided to add 70 more beds at the AIIMS Trauma Centre and 100 more beds at the National Cancer Institute, Jhajjar. I am sure we will be able to overcome the challenges we are facing due to surge in COVID19 cases now," the Minister said. "I have visited COVID wards in the Trauma Centre here with the Director and other doctors and met COVID patients individually. Most of them are in a recovery state. The main motive behind the visit is to check the bed availability and to increase according to the need. There are 266 COVID beds available in AIIMS till date, 253 are occupied with patients," he added.
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan interacted with doctors of AIIMS amid rising Covid cases in the country. AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria and other doctors of the hospital were present during his visit. Harsh Vardhan took stock of the situation at the hospital and spoke to doctors for further preparations. He also told doctors that India even though cases are rising rapidly, India is better placed to handle the surge as we have learnt from the experience of handling the pandemic in 2020. The Health Minister’s visit to AIIMS comes on a day India reported its highest-ever single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with over 2.17 lakh new cases and more than 1,100 deaths in the last 24 hours. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his second shot of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi on April 08. He received the first dose of Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN on March 01. "I have given the second dose of COVAXIN to our Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. He spoke to us. It was a memorable moment for me as I got to meet him and vaccinate him," said Nisha Sharma, Nurse. "I am the vaccinator who gave the first dose of COVAXIN to PM Narendra Modi. Today, I got another opportunity to meet him and vaccinate him for the second time. I was elated again. He spoke to us, we even clicked pictures with him," said P Niveda, Nurse. The two nurses who administered COVID-19 vaccine to PM Narendra Modi at AIIMS, Delhi are-P Niveda from Puducherry and Nisha Sharma from Punjab.
In a shocking incident, COVAXIN doses allegedly went missing from cold storage of Jaipur's Hari Bux Kanwatia Government hospital. Total of 320 doses are absent from the place they were stored, police said citing complaint from the hospital. "We received report from the hospital that 320 doses of COVAXIN are missing from there. We have registered an FIR with charges of theft. Investigation is underway, CCTV footage will be checked. Action will be taken if any hospital staff is found involved," the official said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. He had received the first dose of Bharat Biotech's..
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had earlier requested the Centre to allow the Haffkine Institute to produce Covaxin, which is currently produced by... Zee News Also reported by •Hindu •IndiaTimes